नि हाओ नेपाल !

नेपालमा कसरी बढ्दै गएको छ चिनीयाँ रुचि, लगानी र व्यापार, अनि त्यसले कसरी बढाउदै छ राजनीतिक र सामाजिक प्रभाव ? [UWB note: This article, titled “Ni Hao Nepal!” and published in today’s Kantipur looks at the growing Chinese investment in Nepal that is expanding China’s cultural and political/strategic influence in Nepal.] दिनेश वाग्ले प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुरामContinue reading “नि हाओ नेपाल !”

प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका सय दिन

नेपाली सेनाको तत्परता, माओवादीको लचकता, भारतीय शुभेच्छा र कांग्रेस-एमालेको चाहना एकैठाउँमा आउँदाको सुखद परिणाम हो बितेका साताहरूमा शान्ति प्रक्रियामा भएको प्रगति  दिनेश वाग्ले वाग्ले स्ट्रिट जर्नल यो लेख आजको कान्तिपुरमा प्रकाशित भएको हो । पत्रिकाकै पन्नामा पढ्ने भए यहाँ क्लिके हुन्छ : (पीडीएफ पहिलो पेज र १४  पेज । चित्रकारुपमा हेर्ने भित्र/तल)  खोप्लाङ, गोर्खाका बाबुराम भट्टराईले प्रधानमन्त्रीकाContinue reading “प्रधानमन्त्री बाबुराम भट्टराईका सय दिन”

Chinese Prime Minister Will Come to Nepal in December

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is arriving in Kathmandu on December 20 on a three-day visit, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai said on Tuesday. “After the visit of the Chinese Premier, I will visit China,” PM Bhattarai told a select group of journalists. Wen will be the highest-ranking official to visit from Nepal’s immediate neighbours—India and China—since 2001.Continue reading “Chinese Prime Minister Will Come to Nepal in December”

माओवादी-भारत सम्बन्ध: पहिले विस्तारवाद, अहिले अवसरवाद

दिनेश वाग्ले वाग्ले स्ट्रिट जर्नल यो लेख आजको कान्तिपुर मा प्रकाशित भएको हो । पत्रिकाकै पन्नामा हेर्ने भए यहाँ क्लिके हुन्छ ।  प्रधानमन्त्रीका रूपमा माओवादी नेता बाबुराम भट्टराई भारतको औपचारिक भ्रमणमा रहेको यो अवस्थामा नेपालमा विपक्षी कांग्रेसका नेताहरू हात बाँधेर मुस्काइरहेका छन् । उनीहरूको त्यो मुस्कुराइ झन्डै १५ वर्षअघिको एउटा सानो जस्तो लाग्ने घटना र त्यसपछिका भयङ्करजस्ताContinue reading “माओवादी-भारत सम्बन्ध: पहिले विस्तारवाद, अहिले अवसरवाद”

Prime Minister Baburam in India: Agreements Signed and Some Photos Clicked

Nepal, India ink two major deals including BIPPA BIPPA a calculated gamble: PM By Akhilesh Upadhyay and Mahesh Acharya in The Kathmandu Post Nepal and India singed two major agreements, including the much-talked about Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA), here late on Friday (yesterday). This brings to a close days of hectic negotiations andContinue reading “Prime Minister Baburam in India: Agreements Signed and Some Photos Clicked”

Tracking the Indian Ambassador to Nepal: Jayant Prasad-2

Nice shoe your excellency. Previous post: Tracking the Indian Ambassador in Nepal: Jayant Prasad-1 SEP 13: Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai summoned Indian Ambassador Jayant Prasad at his office and discussed the possibility of rescinding the Patna High Court verdict in which it slapped jail terms and fines on 11 senior Maoists leaders. “The PM inquired theContinue reading “Tracking the Indian Ambassador to Nepal: Jayant Prasad-2”

Tracking the Indian Ambassador in Nepal: Jayant Prasad

Ambassadors are the most visible faces of Indian diplomacy in Nepal and they are not always thought to be pursuing diplomacy. Some, like the current ambassador Jayant Prasad’s immediate predecessor Rakesh Sood, was widely believed to be one of the worst examples of Indian intervention and failed diplomacy in Nepal. While in India (or in theirContinue reading “Tracking the Indian Ambassador in Nepal: Jayant Prasad”